Sorting Search Results before Executing a Search

DIAdem 2018 Help


Edition Date: June 2018
Part Number: 370858P-01
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Use the sorting function of the first column of the search input area to specify an Order By before executing the search. Complete the following steps to execute a search for three search conditions and to sort the results in ascending or descending order:

  1. Select DIAdem NAVIGATOR.

  2. Select File»Open DataFinder to open the dialog box Open DataFinder.

  3. Select the DataFinder My DataFinder.

  4. Click OK to open the DataFinder My DataFinder.

  5. Click the button Advanced Search.

  6. Select the selection term File under Level in the search input area, to search for the property of a file.

  7. Select Modification date as the Property.

  8. Select <= as the Operator.

  9. Enter 26.08.2010 as the Value.

  10. Click the second line of the search input area.

  11. Select the Level Group.

  12. Select the Property Name.

  13. Select = as the Operator.

  14. Enter the Value meas_1*.

  15. Click the third line of the search input area.

  16. Select the Level Channel.

  17. Select the Property Name.

  18. Select = as the Operator.

  19. Enter the Value Time*.

  20. Click Search Channels.  The DataFinder displays the search results unsorted.

  21. Click the upward arrow in the first column of the first search condition so that the DataFinder displays the result of the search condition in ascending order.

  22. Click the upward arrow in the first column of the second search condition so that the DataFinder displays the result of the search condition in ascending order.

  23. Click the downward arrow in the first column of the third search condition so that the DataFinder displays the result of the search condition in descending order.

Note  The DataFinder displays the sorting order of the search results in the logical operations line. In the following example, the logical operations line contains the entry C1 AND C2 AND C3, Order By: C1, C2, C3. This means that the DataFinder searches for the search conditions C1, C2, and C3 and orders the search results by the search condition C1, then by the search condition C2, and finally by the search condition C3.
  1. Click Search for Channels,to start the search. DIAdem displays the channels it finds in the specified sorting order in the search results list. You can drag and drop the search results into the Data Portal.

Note  By default the order by mode is disabled. To delete all existing sorting orders, select Remove Order By from the context menu of the search input area. 

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